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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Hard to say: Dvt in arms are a bit unusual. They are often related to trauma or IV or the like . If not they can be related to cancer or hypercoaguable states.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Not great: Arm unlike leg DVT is uncommon. Iv insertion is only done in superficial veins, so by definition would not cause DVT (deep vein thrombosis) unless the ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Probably normal. : Do you have an anxiety disorder? Or is this just concern? What you describe is quite routine after IV insertion attempt. If your worry more than neces ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Yes, get yourself checked.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: May be a stroke or early stroke emergency see doc asap.
A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Has to be concerned: Even though risk of embolism is less than lower extremity still there is a risk , large bulge may be sign of complete blockage of venous system , that ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Superficial clot.: Superficial vein clots are generally not worrisome as they're too small to really do anything bad. Try putting a warm soak onto the area in question ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
10 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Thrombophlebitis: I would apply warm compress to the area multiple times a day. You are already on anticoagulation, so you should not have to worry about anything. If i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Seems unlikely.: Intermittent swelling is not characteristic of DVT since a clot would cause continuous swelling. Also upper extremity DVT is not as common as lower e ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Low risk: Much more likely that you have a clotting abnormality where your blood clots too easily.There are a number of these conditions, and more common amongs ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Recurrent DVT: one should be concerned about a clotting disorder(thrombophilia) ;was there an inciting cause of the initialD VT/PE?The PICC line could be considered ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
24 years experience Radiology
Pain: You should see your doctor. You still can have a DVT with a therapeutic pt. You may need a ultrasound or a MRI to evaluate if coming from your cervica ... Read More
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